American judge and educational administrator
Kenneth Winston "Ken" Starr (July 21, 1946 – September 13, 2022) was an American lawyer and politician. He was a federal U.S. Court of Appeals Judge and a Solicitor General. He was Independent Counsel (which was a special office that investigated government officials) while Bill Clinton was the President of the United States for the Whitewater controversy. He was the United States Solicitor General during the George H. W. Bush administration from 1989 to 1993.
|Independent Counsel for the Whitewater Controversy|
August 5, 1994 – September 11, 1998
|Preceded by||Robert B. Fiske (Special Counsel)|
|Succeeded by||Robert Ray|
|39th Solicitor General of the United States|
May 26, 1989 – January 20, 1993
|President||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Charles Fried|
|Succeeded by||Drew S. Days III|
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit|
September 20, 1983 – May 26, 1989
|Appointed by||Ronald Reagan|
|Preceded by||George MacKinnon|
|Succeeded by||Karen L. Henderson|
Kenneth Winston Starr
July 21, 1946
Vernon, Texas, U.S.
|Died||September 13, 2022 (aged 76)|
Houston, Texas, U.S.
|Democratic (before 1975)|
Alice Mendell (m. 1970)
|Education||George Washington University (BA)|
Brown University (MA)
Duke University (JD)
Starr filed the Starr Report, which accused President Clinton of lying in court about having an affair with an intern at the White House.
Starr died at a hospital in Houston, Texas on September 13, 2022 from problems caused by surgery, aged 76.
- ↑ "TaxProf Blog: Pepperdine Dean Ken Starr Named President of Baylor". taxprof.typepad.com.
- ↑ "Ken Starr named dean of Pepperdine School of Law ‹ Pepperdine Graphic".
- ↑ "TaxProf Blog: Tom Bost Named Interim Dean at Pepperdine".
- ↑ Kenneth W. Starr, Former Federal Judge and U.S. Solicitor General, Dies at 76
- The Starr Report Archived 2011-03-09 at the Wayback Machine